Automotive Washer Concord NC

From Automotive Retailing Today... Job Definition It is the responsibility of the washer to clean and prepare new, used and serviced vehicles. Automotive washers keep vehicles clean and inform the detailer foreman of defects the vehicle may have.

Cauble Auto Sales
(704) 784-8110
1539 Concord Pkwy N
Concord, NC

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Cars Unlimited
(704) 707-5312
2200 Kannapolis Hwy
Concord, NC

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Ben Mynatt Chevrolet Oldsmobile Cadillac
(704) 786-2151
281Concord Parkway, South
Concord, NC
 
European Import Classics
(704) 938-9600
1608 S Ridge Ave
Kannapolis, NC

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Tcl The Car Lot Inc
(704) 888-1145
12725 Hwy 601
Midland, NC

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Modern Nissan of Concord
(704) 881-2460
967 Concord Pkwy S.
Concord, NC
 
Belk Auto Sales
(704) 723-4903
913 Old Charlotte Rd
Concord, NC

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Morrison Motor Co
(704) 782-2780
2780 Concord Pkwy S
Concord, NC

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Car Napolis
(704) 934-2008
2303 S Cannon Blvd
Kannapolis, NC

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(704) 547-1095
7716 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC
 
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Automotive Washer

From Automotive Retailing Today...

Job Definition

It is the responsibility of the washer to clean and prepare new, used and serviced vehicles. Automotive washers keep vehicles clean and inform the detailer foreman of defects the vehicle may have.

As with all positions within dealerships, automotive washers are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards.

Job Duties

The duties of an automotive washer include:

  • Washing and waxing the exterior of the vehicle, including adding a treatment to the tires.
  • Vacuuming and cleaning the upholstery and other surfaces on the interior.
  • Inspecting vehicles for noticeable defects and informing the detailer foreman of these issues.
  • Notifying detailer foreman of missing or defective small parts.

Job Requirements

A washer should have basic knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance. Washers should have good judgment and the ability to use hand and power tools and other machinery safely.

Good cleaning skills and the ability to follow instructions are important. Some cleaning products may be quite toxic, so washers should have a good understanding about how to use these correctly and safely. Being well-organized and able to manage time, as well as having an eye for detail, is advantageous.

A valid driver's license and a good driving record is a requirement for this position.

People working within the automotive retail industry often have to work extended hours, evenings and weekends to achieve their goals.

Education Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended for this position. There is on-the-job training.

Career Path

Automotive washers can train with the detailer foreman to become a detailer.

Salary Range

The average annual earnings of automotive washers are approximately $20,000 to $30,000. Earnings vary depending on experience, and the dealer's geographic location and size.

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Benefits

Benefits vary by employer, but most dealerships offer on site training, health insurance, retirement plans, and other benefit options. Talk with the specific dealer human resource manager about benefit packages.

Physical Demands

Working in the automotive industry can be physically demanding. Certain positions require employees to spend most of their workday on their feet and to carry heavy and awkwardly sized items. A reasonable level of physical fitness and flexibility is beneficial.

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